Although Kentucky is not my alma mater, it’s hard to live in Lexington without getting pulled in to the excitement of UK sports.  And I’m not a big sports fanatic, but there is something about football season that tugs at my heart a bit.  Perhaps because it’s a great excuse to hang around friends and…

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Juicing can be one of the best things that you can do for your health.  Whenever I am consistently juicing, I notice that my skin is clearer, I have tons more energy, and I just feel really healthy overall.  However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you are just starting to…

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I absolutely love the summer heat.  I’m the weird type that just relishes getting in my car that has been basked by the sunlight for a few hours after sitting indoors in the air conditioning all day.  I guess it’s my version of a daily sauna session 🙂 But all that heat naturally makes my…

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Happy 4th!  Summer is in full swing and I am loving it – sundresses, the farmers market, plenty of sunshine and relaxed backyard cookouts with great friends. I thought that in time for the holiday, I would share a veggie burger recipe that can hold it’s own against it’s red-meat counterpart.  Move over Boca Burger…

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I’m often asked “what is the number one thing that I should be doing to lose weight?” (or “have more energy”, “be sick less often”, …etc.) The truth is, there isn’t really a key item approach to achieving those goals you’re working to accomplish.  You need a whole arsenal of healthy habits that you consistently…

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Last week, we talked a bit about how important your diet is in order to keep that hard working liver of yours happy and healthy. But in order to fully keep our bodies in toxin fighting order, it’s important to not just give attention to the foods we are eating, but also the products that…

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It’s seems like every minute, there is a brand new “detox” – promising everything from a body that rivals Gisele’s or energy that outlasts the energizer bunny.  And even though there are lots of fancy products or crazy methods out there, the reasoning and method behind a detox is quite simple: to support your body…

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On a trip to Whole Foods a few weeks ago, I ran into sprouted spelt flour that had been put on sale.  Although not gluten free, spelt has a slightly nutty flavor and is much more nutrient dense than it’s close cousin wheat.  Many people that are sensitive to the gluten in wheat tend to be able…

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Spring is finally here! I absolutely love hearing the birds chirping every morning, and the smell of grass when you go outside.  Spring is the natural season of renewal, awakening, and cleansing…. AND it’s the most perfect time to start incorporating an abundance of leafy greens into your diet. Leafy greens are one of the…

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If you’ve shopped in the organic produce section of a grocery store, it certainly doesn’t take too long to see that the prices are anywhere from a bit to significantly higher than their conventionally grown counterparts.  And although I think there are fantastic reasons to buy everything organic,  I also know that many of us…

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